Transmission capacity can be reserved on Fingrid's cross-border connections from Russia

Fingrid, the Finnish transmission system operator, offers to the electricity market parties electricity transmission capacity through its cross-border connections from Russia. As of the beginning of 2005, a total of 900 megawatts (MW) of transmission capacity will become available on these connections.The transmission capacity is offered to the electricity market parties at equal transmission and price terms. As of the beginning of 2005, total of 900 MW of transmission capacity can be reserved. The binding transmission reservations for contract periods starting at the beginning of the next year must be submitted to Fingrid by the end of August. The contract periods can range from one to five years, and the smallest unit that can be reserved is 50 MW. Fingrid will confirm the transmission reservations after it has received an account of corresponding reservations on the transmission connection in Russia. RAO UES of Russia is responsible for cross-border and grid transmission in Russia. Instructions for making reservations and service description are provided at Fingrid website on Cross-border services -page. Further information:
Matti Tähtinen, Director + 358 (0)30 395 5180, + 358 (0)400 417 703